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Re: Moving kbd to subr.el

From: T.V Raman
Subject: Re: Moving kbd to subr.el
Date: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 07:21:27 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/29.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Lars Ingebrigtsen <larsi@gnus.org> writes:

Lars -- I agree in principle, but I think the details matter; let's
rephrase as "We dont need to or even *shouldn't* plan to support *every*
syntactic nuance used by kbd".

Many of the weird corner cases that kbd supports --- likely mostly by
accident --- will never be typed by users in their emacs configuration.

> Richard Stallman <rms@gnu.org> writes:
>> If we are going to relegate the old syntax to "permanently deprecated"
>> as I recommend, we can design a new syntax, whichever syntax we like.
>> It doesn't have to use the function `kbd'.
> The syntax that `kbd' understands is the one that we're using to display
> keystrokes in help texts and manuals, so inventing another syntax for
> defining keys doesn't seem productive.



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